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PACE

abbreviation for POLICE AND CRIMINAL EVIDENCE Act.

PACE. A measure of length containing two feet and a half; the geometrical pace is five feet long. The common pace is the length of a step; the geometrical is the length of two steps, or the whole space passed over by the same foot from one step to another.

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Pacesetter: In the paced group, an experienced runner acted as a pacer to help each participant achieve his/ her performance goal.
Running a time goal in a marathon requires the synthesis of a number of components: a realistic goal; a long, slow run that builds endurance but, because it is paced slower than your realistic goal pace, allows you to recover quickly; and speed work.
Animals that paced for large portions of the observation period tended to belong to large, wide-ranging species.